William Jewell College (21-11, 9-7 HAAC) is coming off a doubleheader split with Benedictine College on April 2nd. David Smith leads the Cardinals offense with a .392 batting average and 14 stolen bases on the year. Drew Mitrisin (6-0) has been steady on the mound with a 1.96 ERA.
The surging Baker softball team will take the field at 5:00 p.m. for a doubleheader with William Woods University.
Baker (20-12, 8-2 HAAC) currently sits in second-place in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Standings. The Wildcats are coming off a split with Ottawa University on Wednesday evening. Brooke Allen continues to lead the squad offensively with a .408 batting average, while Erin Greenwood leads the team with 19 RBI’s. Maggie Holmberg (8-2) has been a dominate force on the mound with a 1.83 ERA.
William Woods (19-12, 5-5 AMC) comes into play winners in seven of its last eight contests. Lindsey LeCuru leads the Owls offense with a .444 batting average and 30 RBI’s. MacKenzie Bowden (8-4) , the Owls top-ranked pitcher enters play ranked 19th nationally with a 1.14 ERA
“We’re gonna use the non-conference games we played this week to prepare for our big game on Sunday with Lindenwood,” said head coach Matt Windle. “If we could grab a victory or two on Sunday, we’d be alone in first-place in the conference standings.”
|Current Record||10 - 17||21 - 11|
|Base on Balls||117||78|
|Opponent Batting Average||0.289||0.258|
|Current Record||20 - 12||19 - 12|
|Base on Balls||53||88|
|Opponent Batting Average||0.243||0.212|